Senior Actuary, Strategic Initiatives

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: February 15, 2017
  • Reference ID: 43343-en_US

Job Location: United States : New York : New York  



This position provides broad-based, strategic leadership and project management for the US Pensions business. Key strategic initiatives will focus on aligning US Pensions product re-engineering and resource redeployment to be consistent with MetLife’s new strategic paradigm of accelerating value through evaluating businesses through cash, competitor and customer lenses. This position will be very focused on reinsurance and investments-related projects and will have significant senior management exposure.



  • Proactively research institutional retirement markets, understand competitive set, identify new opportunities, and report findings to CBF business leaders.
  • Perform analytics related to strategic initiatives for pensions business. Analyze financial impact of potential strategic initiatives.
  • Act as liaison to internal and external business partners related to reinsurance and or other strategic initiatives.
  • Provide project management for the roll-out of key strategic initiatives and report status to US Pensions business leaders.
  • Prepare presentations regarding strategic initiatives for senior leaders and executive board.
  • Act as the US Pensions liaison with other organizations within MetLife that impact strategic initiatives such as Corporate Strategy, Finance, Legal and Marketing.


  • MBA in Finance or Actuarial FSA is preferred.
  • Flexible and forward thinking.
  • Project Management Skills.
  • Thorough understanding of annuity products and strong quantitative and financial skills.
  • Experience in life and annuity reinsurance.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in written form across all levels of the company.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Tact and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information.


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At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 



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Requisition #: 43343 

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